Essays Tagged: "broken glass"

A description of an abandoned factory near my house. Great for creative writing classes. Very descriptive.

thin the woods, and sit.The parking lot starts to appear from behind the trees. It is littered with broken glass and empty beer bottles from teenagers who come down here to drink. Every few hundred ya ... agers who come down here to drink. Every few hundred yards there are electricity poles, their wires broken and blowing in the wind like weeping willow trees. I sit in the empty parking lot surrounded ...

(1 pages) 150 3 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Response for "The Destructors"; themes, interpretations.

"Chaos had advanced. The kitchen was a shambles of broken glass and china. The dining-room was stripped of parquet, the skirting was up, the door had b ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The relationship between language and thought, and assess one explanation of the relationship between language and thought

affected.A further study was conduced a week later, when the participants were asked was there any broken glass at the accident?Condition 1: 'smashed' -32% said they saw broken glassCondition 2: 'bum ... ent?Condition 1: 'smashed' -32% said they saw broken glassCondition 2: 'bumped' - 14% said they saw broken glass.The addition of false details to a memory is called confabulation. The way information ...

(2 pages) 107 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Semiotic Approach to the Short Story "Glass" by Shena MacKAY

inking about the "possibilities of working in glass"; the bus shelter is invaded by small pieces of broken glass; the pavement is ornamented with "cubes of viscous glass"; while waiting in line she ob ... ually made of glass, but the author compares it to a skeleton because its glass was all smashed and broken. We could say that the incipit of the story is in contradiction with its title because it sug ...

(10 pages) 24 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Feature article: Controversial issue where critical literacy and multiple points of view are used.

of a sudden through my window came a bullet. The heat was so much I could feel it. On my lap, I saw broken glass and lots of blood. I thought I had been shot."But she hadn't. The blood belonged to her ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Characteristics of diamonds, how they are formed, and some of the famous diamonds in the world.

als. Diamonds are typically composed of many separate crystal fused together and resemble shards of broken glass when they are found in this natural condition. These beautiful gems can be crafted, by ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

The World Forgot.

toBut the pain is all that's leftA girl of 16 gets in the carI guess eight beers were just too muchBroken glass twisted steelAnd parents left to carry the crutchA middle-aged woman looks at the bottl ...

(1 pages) 310 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Jackson Pollock - "Jack the Dripper"

house paint. The paint would not be applied using paintbrushes, but with sticks or knives. To find broken glass or sand in the paintings is common as Jackson Pollack was an alcoholic, and most painti ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Viral Hepatitis

with the Hepatitis B virus. While helping an injured co-worker from bleeding Evens was cut on some broken glass himself. Seven months later he went for his physical and explained to his doctor about ...

(7 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Modern Canterbury Tale- The follower

rror broke into a million pieces. “Damn,” she muttered as she picked up the pieces of the broken glass. It didn’t matter, she hated mirrors anyway. Mirrors were always honest, and latel ... lately she couldn’t stand to look at what she had become. She began sweeping up the shards of broken glass and in the process caught a glimpse of her reflection. Lisa shuddered and said aloud, & ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Mates at War" is written by me and teachers commented on the types of pronouns used and said they could be a little better.

o the kitchen for my medication and a drink of cold water but I am still shaking as I go to pick my broken glass up I look at my old riffle hang up on display and I think back to the time I was in a b ...

(9 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Commentary "The Outsider" Albert Camus passage on page 106 - 107

s with various examples of imagery such as "dazzling red glare", "drunken haze", "white shell" and "broken glass". These aid the reader in picturing the scene of the upcoming crime which will determin ...

(7 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of the Literary Works of Edgar Allan Poe

writer, once said, “Don’t tell me the moon is shinning; show me the glint of light on the broken glass”. Edgar Allan Poe not only states the facts, but he embellishes each concrete piec ...

(3 pages) 33 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

To Kill A Mockingbird

mnbook! The graveyard contains only a few expensive headstones, with most graves merely outlined by broken glass. A further degradation occurs during the rest of the week, when the church building is ...

(2 pages) 543 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

My Voiceless Past

, I started pushing the button for my floor frantically. My apartment door was open and there was broken glass scattered on the floor. I was very nervous and ran through the door only to find every ... was very nervous and ran through the door only to find everything perfectly placed except for a few broken picture frames. The three room apartment looked deserted. The bare walls are which were ini ...

(9 pages) 576 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

My Voiceless Past

, I started pushing the button for my floor frantically. My apartment door was open and there was broken glass scattered on the floor. I was very nervous and ran through the door only to find every ... was very nervous and ran through the door only to find everything perfectly placed except for a few broken picture frames. The three room apartment looked deserted. The bare walls are which were ini ...

(9 pages) 425 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Significance of Setting in “Greasy Lake”

ievous was going to happen in the story. "Now it was fetid and murky, the mud banks glittering with broken glass and strewn with beer cans and the charred remains of bonfires" (131). This tells me tha ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

September 11 2001 Narrative

bloody neck. We both shuffle to the door that was once a beautiful glass creation and walk over the broken glass and make our way to the staircase that is just left of the conference room. This is whe ... owing that this was not my time to join my teenage coworker. Hurrying down the staircase covered in broken glass, unknown liquids, and ruined handrails I lost balance many times and fell repeatedly. G ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Greasy Lake Analysis

ost probably the doing of the narrator, the lake had become "fetid and murky…glittering with broken glass and strewn with beer cans and the charred remains of bonfires". When they drove up to t ...

(3 pages) 20 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alcohol: Just a Drink Instructions were to pick a topic you're passionate about and write an essay.

. The only thing the children could remember were their parent's horrified screams and the sound of broken glass. The other driver was drunk. Alcohol is a widely used substance with even bigger issues ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues